Do you love a cocktail?
Cocktails are some of the most adored drinks around the world. Everyone has a favorite, and everyone loves to learn a little about their favorite booze. In this quiz, get ready to answer some tough questions about your favorite spirits and cocktails!
Round 1 – Whiskey and Whiskey Cocktails
1 – What bitters are used in an old-fashioned?
2 – What is another name for American whiskey?
3 – From which country does whiskey hail?
4 – From which country does whisky hail?
5 – What is the antiquated term for a measure of whiskey?
6 – What is the favorite whiskey brand of fictional character Ron Swanson?
7 – What citrus is added to a whiskey sour?
8 – What is malted when making malt whiskey?
9 – What popular soft drink was originally intended to be a whiskey chaser?
10 – What condiment is aged in barrels used to make Jack Daniel’s?
11 – What British politician famously drank whiskey highballs all day long?
12 – What variation of whiskey is known to have a slightly spiced flavor?
13 – How long can whiskey last in the bottle before its flavor starts to change?
14 – What is the name of a coffee drink containing whiskey?
15 – What is the name of a traditional whiskey glass?
16 – What is typically used to garnish an old-fashioned?
17 – How long does a spirit need to age before it can be called whiskey?
18 – How much of a whiskey’s final flavor is said to be determined by the cask it ages in?
19 – What is the name of the whiskey that evaporates during maturation?
20 – What is the minimum ABV that Whisky must be bottled with?
21 – Is an old-fashioned made in a shaker or a glass?
22 – Where does the smoky flavor of Islay whiskey come from?
23 – What natural syrup is slowly replacing simple syrup in whiskey cocktails?
24 – What was used to garnish an old-fashioned in the fifties?
25 – Why is the old-fashioned named as it is?
Round 2 – Gin and Gin Cocktails
1- Which City does gin originate from?
2 – What was the first pairing of gin and food?
3 – What berries are used to flavor gin?
4 – Where did a gin predecessor, genever, come from?
5 – What were the other ingredients for the first gin cocktail?
6 – What was genever used for?
7 – What are the ingredients of a martini?
8 – What gin-based hangover cure is seen as a predecessor to the bloody mary?
9 – Is juniper cultivated or picked wild?
10 – Who got a daily ration of gin while at sea?
11 – What is in a gin rickey?
12 – When were olives first popularised in martinis?
13 – What does the etching ‘gin lane’ show?
14 – What temperature should you taste gin at?
15 – What country consumes the most gin?
16 – What can juniper oil be used for, when the berries aren’t used in gin?
17 – What percentage of structures in London had a gin still during the early 1700s?
18 – Where does London Dry Gin need to be made?
19 – What made ‘bathtub gin’ made during the prohibition so dangerous?
20 – Why were so many gin cocktails invented during prohibition?
21 – What is the origin of the name ‘martini’?
22 – What is the name of the pipe at the top of a gin still?
23 – What fictional character prefers their martinis shaken and not stirred?
24 – Who is said to have invented the Vesper?
25 – What made the gin and tonic popular in the British colonies?
Round 3 – Rum and Rum Cocktails
1 – When was rum first made?
2 – What product is rum fermented from?
3 – When was Mount Gay rum originally produced?
4 – When did sailors typically receive rum as part of their benefits?
5 – What brewer has the world’s largest distillery?
6 – Why was rum issued to sailors?
7 – Why was rum added to grog?
8 – Where does the majority of the world’s rum come from?
9 – What does the Spanish nickname for rum translate to?
10 – What is rum said to help with?
11 – What differentiates clear and dark rum?
12 – What are the three names for rum, depending on where it originates?
13 – What ABV is navy rum?
14 – What does 100% proof rum mean?
15 – How is Solera rum produced?
16 – What minty cocktail is made with rum?
17 – What topical cocktail is made with rum?
18 – What simple classic is made with rum and coke?
19 – What citrus-heavy cocktail is made with rum?
20 – What makes up a Dark ‘n’ Stormy?
21 – Where does the rumtopf tradition originate from?
22 – What president loved making rum cocktails?
23 – What is in a rum sling?
24 – What sweetener is used in a rum toddy?
25 – Why is rum associated with pirates?
Round 4 – Vodka and Vodka Cocktails
1 – What was the original purpose of vodka?
2 – How long does a bottle of vodka last after being opened?
3 – Where does vodka originate from?
4 – What are the two ingredients of vodka?
5 – What can vodka be used for other than drinking?
6 – What surprising use of vodka requires it to be watered down and applied with a towel?
7 – What weighs more: a liter of water or a liter of vodka?
8 – What is the origin of the word ‘vodka’?
9 – How many calories are there in a shot of vodka?
10 – What cocktail is made with lime and vodka?
11 – What hangover cure features vodka?
12 – What are the ingredients of a Moscow mule?
13 – What vodka cocktail includes orange juice?
14 – What dairy product is used in a white Russian?
15 – What can a teaspoon of sugar with a few drops of vodka have?
16 – How much is a bottle of the world’s most expensive vodka?
17 – You should reach for the vodka if you get stung by which animal?
18 – How can you use vodka to help remove a band-aid?
19 – What grains are vodka typically made from?
20 – What distant location has vodka been to?
21 – When were you first able to buy vodka in bottles rather than buckets?
22 – What would you use vodka for in your garden?
23 – Where would you keep vodka to develop the flavor?
24 – Roughly what percentage of each bottle of vodka is water?
25 – How can vodka be prepared for people with dietary requirements?
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